A surge in older workers has masked the severity of unemployment as the younger jobless find it increasingly more difficult to get back in the labor force, according to research from a prominent Wall Street economist.
The nation’s home builders are leaping back to life. Another day, another earnings report that beats the street’s expectations.
Toyota has decided to cool off its once ambitious plans for developing electric cars.
The Fed's latest easing has been nicknamed everything from "QE3" to "QEternal," but some on Wall Street question whether the latest bond buying will be QEnough.
Paper and packaging firm Mondi, online betting company Paddy Power, U.S tax preparer H&R Block and Cisco, the world's biggest maker of computer-networking equipment represent good investment opportunities with plenty of potential, Alex Gunz, fund manager at Heptagon Capital told CNBC.
The Baltic Dry Index, a favorite measure of traders looking to gauge shipping activity, has rebounded this week on hopes that central bank intervention in China and elsewhere will spur economic growth.
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Six items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits as we head into the weekend, including comic-book beer and the Playboy Wine Club.
MOO.com, which is in the business card business, has done a survey of small business owners about where they network, and what makes a bad first impression
When you think of hazardous golf courses, you think of lakes, sand traps and maybe the occasional lightning. But here’s one hazard you probably didn’t think of — playing on prison grounds! Plus, crocodiles and "vampire deer."
By far, the biggest complaint I've heard about the new iPhone iOS6 operating system is the decision to replace Google Maps with a proprietary Apple map system.
In a U.S. carrier first, American will issue tablets to flight attendants for use onboard to store passenger preferences and identify high-value customers. Cool or creepy?
Cosmetics companies are waging the war against aging on a whole new front: correcting skin tone.
The Federal Reserve’s decision to buy more mortgage-backed securities from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could impact more than just the housing market.
A long-term investor expects Johnson & Johnson to start making new highs.
House Republicans have taken a thinly veiled shot at Warren Buffett by using his name for a bill making it easier to "write a check" to help pay back a bit of the United State's $16 trillion public debt.
American farms had an amazingly profitable year—an eye-popping 35.5 percent profit growth! Yet somehow the myth of a farm labor shortage persists.
Historically, quadruple witching day in September has been positive for the markets, with the S&P 500 index closing in the black 75 percent of the time.
According to the Alcoholic Beverage DemandTracker, 33 percent of alcohol drinkers who visit restaurants regularly report that they are more likely to order beer when offered a large selection of beer brands.